Performance

VenueDonmar Warehouse
TownWest End
CountyGreater London
From6th September 2002
Opened17th September 2002
To20th November 2002
WhenMon-Sat 19:30, Thurs/Sat Mats 14:30. In rep
PricesFrom £15.00. To £22.00.
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Uncle Vanya

Uncle VanyaT01631661316
Set on a crumbling country estate, Uncle Vanya is the tale of two obsessive love affairs that lead nowhere, and a flirtation that brings disaster. The irascible Vanya and his niece Sonya have managed the estate on behalf of their relative, a renowned Professor for the last twenty-five years. Now retired, the Professor and his beautiful young wife come to visit, throwing the household into disarray, igniting hidden passions and old grudges. Family ties are tested further when the ageing and gout-ridden Professor announces his plans to sell the estate and live off the proceeds in the city. By turns comic, tragic, romantic, and wistful, Chekhov's play is an unforgettable study of unfulfilled dreams and unrequited love. One of his four great masterpieces written on the eve of the twentieth century, it features a feast of subtle comic portraits of a family at logger heads with each other and the world around them, that still has resonance at the start of another new century.
Author Chekhov


Archive :: production:T01631661316, play:S5399, venue:V389

Production details

Company

Director Sam Mendes
Design Anthony Ward
Costume Mark Thompson
Lighting Hugh Vanstone
Music George Stiles
Sound Paul Arditti
Performer Simon Russell Beale (Vanya)
Performer Emily Watson (Sonya)
Performer Selina Cadell (Marya)
Performer Luke Jardine (Yefim)
Performer Helen McCrory (Elena)
Performer Cherry Morris (Marina)
Performer Anthony O'Donnell (Telegin)
Performer Gyuri Sarossy (Petrushka)
Performer Mark Strong (Astrov)
Performer Gary Powell

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